Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can I support the event?

Please consider sponsoring ($1,500 - $25,000), donating an auction item, making a monetary donation to support the event. A limited number of individual tickets are also available ($175).

Q: Does Dragonfly have a block of rooms at the hotel for the night?

Each year Dragonfly reserves a block of rooms at the Renaissance Hotel.  Click here to book your room by Wednesday, May 5, 2021.

Q: What should I wear? 

Our Grand Gala is a formal event (black tie optional).

Q: What transportation options are available? 

We hope everyone will drive responsibly, but if you are interested in alternate transportation options and are staying downtown, please check out the Cincinnati Bell Connector and Oggo

Q: Will valet parking be available?

Yes. Valet parking is the only parking option at The Renaissance Hotel. The price is $15 for event parking and $42 for overnight. 

Q: Is there a theme to the evening?

More than a year has passed since our last gala due to delay to Covid-19.  This year our organization faced many unique challenges.  We were able to overcome these challenges because of your direct support.

Our belated gala this year, Summer Nights, on June 5th, 2021, gives us reason to celebrate.  The night will be fun.  The night will be relaxing.  The night will be whatever you want it to be, on this-fabulous Summer Night.

Q: Who created the design for spring horizons?

Carol MacConnell, an award winning oil painter. Her work will be available for bidding at the event. For more information please visit